Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/23/12
Ready, set, go! College Football is back Come next Thursday, August 30th against Brigham Young, it will have been 278 days since the Washington State Cougars walked down the CenturyLink hallways to the locker room following a 38-21 ousting in the Apple Cup. With the end of every season comes transition, questions, and eventually, answers.  Those questions have been answered, a new season is among us, and the acquisition of a high-profile head coach has resulted in elevated expectations. Overall, the expectation is clear: this Cougars football team needs to reach a bowl game. That mission begins with a road test in Provo against the other Cougars of BYU — Mike Leach‘s alma mater — during college football’s opening night, which will go a long way towards setting the tone for the rest of the season. Following the season opener, WSU faces favorable contests against Eastern Washington at home, at UNLV, and then opening up Pac-12 play at home against Colorado. No Brainer! Under Leach, t...
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